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Any state other than the ground state of an atom or molecule.

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Flux

A substance added to react with the charge, or a product of its reduction, in metallurgy, usually added to lower a melting point.

Ternary Compound

A compound consisting of three elements, may be ionic or covalent.

PseudobinaryIonic Compounds

Compounds that contain more than two elements but are named like binary compounds.

Dilution

Process of reducing the concentration of a solute in solution, usually simply by mixing with more solvent.

Extensive Property

A property that depends upon the amount of material in a sample.

Saccharate

A compound formed by interaction of sucrose with a metallic oxide, usually lime, and useful in the purification of sugar.

 

Suspension

A heterogeneous mixture in which solute-like particles settle out of solvent-like phase some time after their introduction.

D-Orbitals

Beginning in the third energy level, aset of five degenerate orbitals per energy level, higher in energy than s and p orbitals of the same energy level.

 

Isotopes

Two or more forms of atoms of the same element with different masses, atoms containing the same number of protons but different numbers of neutrons.

20 interesting chemistry facts

20 interesting chemistry facts.